Planning Your PhD (Pocket Study Skills #11) (Paperback)

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This practical guide is full of advice on how to make the most of the PhD experience. It covers the practicalities of embarking on a PhD and guides students through the process, from selecting a topic and securing finance to writing and publishing their thesis. It also includes a wealth of workshop activities to help students sharpen their focus and clarify their thoughts, and top tips for further development.

This is an essential guide for all current and soon-to-be PhD students. It also offers useful guidance for anyone considering pursuing research-based career.

About the Author


KATE WILLIAMS manages Upgrade, the Study Advice Service at Oxford Brookes University, UK. She has worked with students from Foundation to PhD and has written a range of books and materials on study skills. With experience of project management in both writing and editing, she is also the Series Editor for Pocket Study Skills. EMILY BETHELL is a PhD Student at Roehampton University, UK. JUDITH LAWTON is the Former Deputy Head of Hounslow Language Service, UK. CLARE PARFITT is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Dance at the University of Chichester, UK. MARY RICHARDSON is Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at Roehampton University, UK. VICTORIA ROWE is Teaching Associate at the University of Sheffield, UK.KATE WILLIAMS manages Upgrade, the Study Advice Service at Oxford Brookes University, UK. She has worked with students from Foundation to PhD and has written a range of books and materials on study skills. With experience of project management in both writing and editing, she is also the Series Editor for Pocket Study Skills. EMILY BETHELL is a PhD Student at Roehampton University, UK. JUDITH LAWTON is the Former Deputy Head of Hounslow Language Service, UK. CLARE PARFITT is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Dance at the University of Chichester, UK. MARY RICHARDSON is Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at Roehampton University, UK. VICTORIA ROWE is Teaching Associate at the University of Sheffield, UK.

Praise For…


"I would be happy to be able to offer this as the 'first port of call guide', perhaps to be given to students during induction." —Lucinda Becker, University of Reading, UK
 
"I think that a strength of this book will be to help readers get away from the very rigid, daunting and old-fashioned idea that many people still have about the traditional PhD format." —Jeanne Godfrey, University of Westminster, UK 

Product Details
ISBN: 9780230251939
ISBN-10: 0230251935
Publisher: Red Globe Press
Publication Date: July 21st, 2010
Pages: 136
Language: English
Series: Pocket Study Skills